City of Auburn

Reader input: Annexation is no fix for city

The Auburn City Council continues to show its utter lack of competence in running the city by desperately looking to the county and North Auburn as a way out of their fiscal mess. ...

Reader Input: Put Amazon out of business

Was it not too many years ago the City of Auburn was in heavy negotiations to get Costco to locate a store across from the theater on Nevada Street? So it seems we are witnessing ...

Another View: Annexation poppycock

The City of Auburn is about to engage in an effort to justify an effort to annex North Auburn into the city. An outspoken member of the city council has managed to convince other m ...

Reader Input: Is Costco fight revenue-linked?

Has anyone really looked into why the City of Auburn does not want Costco in the (Placer) County? How about the fact that Costco is planning to install about 20 gas pumps? Think th ...

Another View: Homelessness, character and community

Elected officials should craft public policy that preserves and strengthens the traditional American character – self-reliance, individual dignity, hard work and focus on fam ...

Reader input: Costco lawsuit makes sense

I think the City of Auburn’s lawsuit against putting in a Costco at DeWitt Center is a good thing. I have to agree with Ted Bria, Bill Heisch and Larry Smith.  We moved ...

Reader input: City has no voice in county

It seems our city leaders are a day late and a dollar short.  Where were they during the earlier Costco/Wal-Mart debate?  Where were they during the Home Depot debate?&nb ...

Reader input: City is experiencing ‘sales tax envy’

The City of Auburn’s consideration of legal action against the county related to the potential Costco development certainly has the appearance of “sour grapes.” T ...

Reader Input: Dutch Bros. has right to expand

Response to Linda Rector regarding Dutch Bros. Coffee (“Coffee drinkers deserve choices,” Reader Input, Dec. 9): I was disappointed to see Linda Rector’s commen ...

Reader input: A tip of the hat to the butt patrol

The city of Auburn owes Sally Dawley a debt of gratitude for her work in attempting to clean up litter in our community, specifically cigarette butts (more politely called “c ...